The most famous beach in Ishigaki-jima Island is Sukuji Beach where is near Kabira Bay. It is the shallow beach with calm waves like drawing big arc and is good for sea bathing. Be careful about hub jellyfishes in the summertime. In Sunset Beach of Ishigaki-jima Island in northern Kura, you can swim even at the time of ebb tide. Yonehara Beach is known as beauty of coral, but swimming is prohibited because the tide flow is fast. It is good to use coral boat in Shiraho Beach. Since it is dangerous to swim thoughtlessly in other beaches, be sure to ask local people such as hotel staff in advance.
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It is about 26 kilos, about 1 hour from Ishigaki Airport by car.